Sycamore Safe Zone (SSZ) is an ally development program created through the Office of Diversity to establish a campus that is safe and affirming for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) students, faculty and staff.
The Sycamore Safe Zone program aims to create a visible network of support for LGBTQ individuals and their allies by providing an avenue through which any member of the Indiana State Community can show their support. The program also creates an educational experience through the Safe Zone Workshop. The Safe Zone workshop is a one to two-hour workshop that encourages the exploration of personal and cultural identities, privilege, and what it means to be an Ally.
The SSZ program encourage student, faculty, and staff to explore cultural identity, values, and stereotypes in order to better understand how these issues impact the university, Terre Haute, and LGBTQ communities.
There are two ways to be involved with Sycamore Safe Zone
2. Become a Sycamore Safe Zone Facilitator